The heavyweights clash

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Today the AFCON favorites Egypt and Ivory Coast will be facing off in their round of 16 at the Douala stadium to book a slot on the quarter finals.

The pharaohs who are the most successful team in the tournament with 7 trophies will be facing the on form elephants who will be seeking to clinch their third title. The pharaohs started their group stage at a low note after falling to a 1-0 defeat to the super eagles. Despite a poor start Egypt with big names on it started gaining their rhythm in the remaining group stage matches against Sudan and Guinea-Bissau.

The Elephants on the other hand are unbeaten in the competition recording two wins and a draw in their group stages. Some of the world-class players will be showcasing their talents on this match that is expected to be a hefty encounter. The winner of today’s match will be facing either Senegal or Morocco in the quarter finals.